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Alumni update: Dunbar headed to NCAA Championships
Trevor Dunbar is headed to the NCAA Track and Field Championships. The Kodiak native and current University of Oregon star punched his ticket to Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday at the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds. Dunbar, running in his first year for the Ducks, finished third in his heat of the 5,000 meters to advance to the national semifinals. Dunbar led at the bell lap before Hassan Mead of Minnesota took the le...
May 30, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kodiak athletes fare well at Gold Nugget
Betsy Lund viewed her Earth Day Triathlon victory two weeks ago as practice for Anchorage’s Gold Nugget Triathlon. The practice race paid off. On Sunday, Lund produced her best finish in the nation’s longest-running all-female triathlon. The Kodiak resident placed 29th in 1 hour, 20 minutes, 13 seconds, her top performance in three Gold Nugget outings. Kodiakans Heather Onders and Bree Witteveen also turned in sol...
May 24, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Subway Spring Soccer League champs
Left: Team Super Heroes won the Junior Division title in the Subway Spring Soccer League that concluded last week. Front, left: Hiromi Kageyama, Moises Cruz and Hannah Feldmeyer. Back, left: Shannon Feldmeyer (coach), Elizabeth Peterson, Kylie Cobban and Ava Pruitt. Right: Team Chubbys won the Striker Division. From left: Jennifer Warner (coach), Makai Probasco, Lydia Flerchinger, Kyra Romero, Chellarea Nugent, St...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hershey Track and Field results
Girls 9 and 10 50-meter dash — 1. Carly Glover; 2. Natalia Schneider; 3. Ellysia Kernan; 4. Gracie Thomas. 100 — 1. Chayce Doerksen; 2. Makana Kamai; 3. Natalia Schneider; 4. Katherine Parnell. 200 — 1. Makana Kamai; 2. Chayce Doerksen; 3. Devon Cummiskey; 4. Gracie Thomas; 5. Hannah Deal. 400 — 1. Carly Glover; 2. Devon Cummiskey; 3. Sophia Dupras; 4. Hannah Deal; 5. Emily Jensen. Standing long jump — 1. Makana K...
May 23, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State champions
Days before the 4A State Track and Field Championships, Jordan Fogle scratched the 400-meter run to focus on the 800. Wise choice. Fogle, a Kodiak senior, shocked the field in the two-lap race to win his first individual state title Saturday at Lathrop High School in Fairbanks. He just didn’t win, he topped Trevor Dunbar’s school record with a blistering time of 1 minute, 54.86 seconds. It is the second-fastest 80...
May 21, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lund, Zinn take Earth Day titles
Nearly four hours before Saturday’s Earth Day Triathlon, Betsy Lund was having second thoughts about competing. “It was snowing, and I was like, ‘Oh good, I don’t have to do it,” she said. The weather cleared, and Lund decided to give it the Kodiak try. The decision was a good one, as Lund captured her second overall Earth Day Triathlon title with a time of 1 hour, 28 minutes, 39 seconds. Matthew Zinn took the men...
May 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alumni update: Dunbar places at Pac-12 meet
University of Oregon’s Trevor Dunbar came just short of adding a Pac-12 title to his resume. Dunbar finished third in the men’s 1,500-meter run during Sunday’s Pac-12 Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Oregon. The sophomore clocked a time of 3 minutes, 47.84 seconds, while winner Lawi Lalang of Arizona was at 3:47.33 and runner-up Chris Derrick of Stanford was at 3:47.66. Dunbar went on to finish fo...
May 15, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bigley, Llorente win state wrestling titles
The Kodiak Kid Wrestling Club snagged three first-place trophies at the Alaska USA Wrestling Tournament May 3-5 in Wasilla. Hunter Bigley accounted for two titles by winning the school boy 175-pound class in the folk-style and greco divisions. Francis Llorente finished first in the junior 138-pound class in the folkstyle division. Folkstyle Novice 112 — 2. Shaun Walton. School boy 136 — 2. Joseph McFarlin. 175 — 1...
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Playoff push
Jose Cortez, left, and Michael Parnell battle for the ball during a City of Kodiak Parks and Recreation Youth Soccer League playoff game Wednesday evening at Baranof Park. The league ends this weekend with the playoff rounds. (Derek Clarkston photo)
May 10, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Course opens this weekend
A true sign that it is spring in Kodiak is when golfers dust off their clubs and head to the Bear Valley Golf Course. Golfers did just that last week when the driving range opened on the nine-hole course located 2.8 miles back on Anton Larsen Road. The course is scheduled to open either Friday or Saturday, said assistant manager Lisa Reuter. “Considering the amount of snow, we are lucky to get it going,” said Reut...
May 09, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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